Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDKSA-2006:095)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow in the tiffsplit command in libtiff
3.8.2 and earlier might might allow attackers to execute arbitrary
code via a long filename.

NOTE: tiffsplit is not setuid, and there may not be a common scenario
under which tiffsplit is called with attacker-controlled command line

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21661 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-095.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2656

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